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  1. alita battle angel
    The Filmmakers Behind Alita: Battle Angel Say There’s ‘No Whitewashing’Yes, it’s a manga adaptation with no Asian stars. But the Alita: Battle Angel filmmakers will tell you why it’s not the next Ghost in the Shell.
  2. primers
    Ghost in the Shell 101: A Beginner’s Guide to the Manga and Anime SeriesLike many anime franchises, Ghost in the Shell exists over multiple films, TV series, and manga.
  3. the many uses of tempura oil
    Read an Excerpt From New York’s Top Comic of the Year, Disappearance DiaryYou may read ‘Disappearance Diary’ as a cautionary tale, but at least you’ll learn how to make a meal out of a radish and tempura oil.
  4. the comics page
    Exclusive Manga Excerpt: Take a Weird Ride With Yuichi Yokoyama’s ‘Travel’A book of great beauty and mystery, and the closest you’re probably going to come to an acid trip all day.
  5. the comics page
    The Ghostbusters Finally Return — in Manga Form!At least someone’s reading our increasingly giddy ‘Ghostbusters 3’ coverage!
  6. nerds
    ‘Manga’ Fans to Decide Upcoming Japanese ElectionWhen will our politicians court the nerd vote?
  7. trailer mix
    ‘Kung Fu Dunk’ Trailer Makes Us Want to Tomahawk-Jam on a 75-Foot RimA movie called Kung Fu Dunk doesn’t need much more explanation.
  8. the comics page
    Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘The Other Side of the Mirror’Dreamy romance and slapstick comedy in a complete shoujo manga short story by Jo Chen.
  9. the comics page
    Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Wonton Soup’Today on the Comics Page, we’re proud to present an excerpt from Wonton Soup, a manga–meets–Gahan Wilson–meets–Iron Chef space-trucker opera by James Stokoe, on sale now from Oni Press.
  10. the early-evening news
    Williamsburg Hipster Horror Movie Gets Picked Up … by Mark Cuban?Plus, news on Ben Affleck, Ramona Quimby, and Johnny Drama.
  11. the comics page
    Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Undertown’Today on the Comics Page, we’re proud to present an excerpt from Undertown, a spooky, beautifully drawn all-ages manga by Jim Pascoe and Jake Myler, out now from Tokyopop.
  12. the comics page
    Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Alive’Today on the Comics Page, we’re proud to present a ten-page excerpt from Alive, the first volume of a new manga series by Tadashi Kawashima and Adachitoka, out this week from Del Rey Manga.
  13. the comics page
    Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Apollo’s Song’Today on the Comics Page, we’re excerpting Apollo’s Song, the totally trippy, landmark 1970 manga by Osamu Tezuka, published in English for the first time this month by Vertical, Inc.
  14. chat room
    ‘Death Note’ Director Shusuke Kaneko: Nietzsche, Manga, and Gods of DeathThe Japanese films Death Note and Death Note: The Last Name were released in Japan just a few months apart in 2006, Kill Bill style. Based on the hugely popular manga series of the same name, they tell the story of a handsome young college student named Light Yagami who finds a magical notebook that strikes dead anyone whose name is written on its pages.
  15. last night's gig
    Albert Hammond Jr., Big-Haired Dreamboat
  16. art candy
    Flash Fire
  17. tube junkie
    A Call for a Return to the Good Old-Fashioned Handshake
  18. apropos of nothing
  19. in the magazine
    Patty Griffin: Still Alive
  20. ranters and ravers
    All Hail ‘Icky Thump’
  21. the industry
    Adam Sandler, Mitch Albom Team Up to Jerk Your Tears
  22. overnights
    ‘American Idol’ Celebrates the Losers
  23. overnights
    ‘On the Lot’: SYNERGALISTIC!
  24. overnights
    ‘The Shield’ Doomsday Clock: Behold, the Season’s Most Promising Character Yet!